There’s another movie on the horizon that has us looking forward to a Michael B. Jordan appearance.
The 30-year-old is set to star in HBO’s adaptation of “Fahrenheit 451,” derived from the 1953 Ray Bradbury classic.
Jordan —in all his fineness— will play a conflicted fireman in the dystopian film where books are outlawed and subsequently burned. According to Shadow and Act, Michael Shannon is also attached, playing what the network calls a key supporting role in the project.
Bradbury’s most regarded work was adapted into a film in 1966, has been made into plays, graphic novels and inspired countless other works— including Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11 documentary. Jordan will executive produce the project through his company, Outlier Productions.
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In addition to the HBO project, Jordan is set to star in Marvel’s Black Panther debuting Feb 2018.
The highly-anticipated film about a Black superhero king, will star Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Sterling K. Brown and Phylicia Rashad.